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Cimetta, Locarno, Switzerland
+41 91 743 04 33
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Well worth the trip

Funicular from Locarno, (near the train Station), cable car to Cardada, a three hundred metre walk... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Fribourg, Switzerland
What a view

On the top of the Lake Maggiore! Amazing view, and a nice hike. If you can't or don't want to climb... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Dóra K
Budapest, Hungary
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Cimetta, Locarno, Switzerland
+41 91 743 04 33
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Funicular from Locarno, (near the train Station), cable car to Cardada, a three hundred metre walk and a chair lift to Cimetta. The views from the top looking out over Lago Maggiore are breathtaking. Better still, beer in hand try the oven fired pizza in...More

Thank Alwyn42
Reviewed 24 September 2016

On the top of the Lake Maggiore! Amazing view, and a nice hike. If you can't or don't want to climb up, you can take the elevator as well. If you are going in winter, dont forget the skiies 😉

Thank Dóra K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The tranquil chair lift ride up from Cardata is breathtaking. Enjoy beer and pizza at the top with an unforgettable view while you see parasailers take off.

Thank lawbabie
Reviewed 18 August 2016

To get to the top, three steps requires. 1. funicular 2. cable car 3. Double Chairs cable car (in the open air) When you reach Cimetta, you can understand why this place is recommend on every website. The place is so beautiful and suitable for...More

Thank Eyal A
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This vantage point is reached by a combination of funicular, cable car, and chair lift from the Madonna del Sasso's funicular's base station just across the road from the railway station. The views south include all of Lago Maggiore, to the west the Centovalli, and...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Big great really panorama.. The Cardada - Cimetta mountain range offers a truly unique view overbooking the entire region of Locarno and Switzerland's two extremes: the lowest point, LAKE Maggiore, and the highest one, the Dufours point located on the Monte Rosa mountain range ...Cardada...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 26 March 2016

A really great panoramic view of Lago Maggiore on a clear day, abzolutely worth the trip! Make sure you dress warm enough as it is much cooler there.

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We start taking the the funicalar from locarno centre , than at madonna del sasso we took the cable car to half the mountain , than the cable chair to arrive at cardada cimetta to experience one of the best views i have ever seen,...More

1  Thank danielsP2400CK
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This is an absolutely amazing place! You take the funicular from the city centre, then the cable car and then a chair lift up to the top of the mountain. The views from the top are breathtaking! There is a childrens park at the top...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Worth a visit from Locarno, using the funicular railway to Orselina, the cable car to Cardada and then chair-lift to Cimetta. There are plenty of walking and fitness trails, great views, things for children, paragliding, etc. Also different restaurants. At the top of the funicular...More

1  Thank StuartJTA
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